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COURTS   OF   PARIS,   NAPLES,    ETC.               307

that not only the lives  of all are  saved,  but  all
the baggage and stores.

We passed a hermit's life yesterday, having
nothing but one empty room of a fisher-house
for our accommodation, and nothing to eat. At
last, by exertions, we procured some milk and
cassada, and slept on the floor, our coats acting
as bolsters. This morning we came here.

May 22nd.

1 begin to think my life will make a good
second edition of " Robinson Crusoe." I will now
give you a more detailed account of my adven-
tures. On Friday last I quitted Christianstadt
with a very large party, and slept at a gentleman's
plantation in the Northside Mountains, which are
beautifully romantic. Saturday we proceeded to
Frederickstadt, where the Plover rode at anchor.
General Waltershoff and Mr. Hagen met me to
take leave, with every mark of respect, salutes
from the fort, &c.

We breakfasted on board, then landed for a
prodigious grand dinner at a Mr. Foster's, where
all the Danish and English captains met and

caroused till night.